Rottela Panduga (Roti Festival) 2013, Bara Shaheed Dargah, Nellore

rottela panduga nellore

The world-famous Rottela Panduga (Roti Festival) at Bara Shaheed Dargah, Swarnala Cheruvu in Nellore city will be held on 16th and 17th November 2013. More than 5 lakh devotees from across the world are expected to visit Nellore on these days to exchange rotis as a thanksgiving for fulfilment of their wishes.

Mangalyaan launch from SHAR in Nellore successful

pslv-c25-22 MOM Mangalyaan

The first phase of the Mars Orbitor Mission (MOM) a.k.a Mangalyaan was successful yesterday (5th Nov 2013 at 14:38 IST) as the PSLV C-25 successfully put the MOM spacecraft precisely into an elliptical orbit of earth, extremely close to the predicted orbit. The spacecraft will now perform 7 orbits of Earth over the next 4 weeks, gradually increasing the height of the orbit, before departing for a 300-day cruise to Mars entering the Mars orbit on 24th Sep 2014.

pslv-c25-22 MOM Mangalyaan